Diagnostic Challenge

What Would You Do?

A 16-year-old female presents with severe acute epigastric and periumbilical abdominal pain, as well as repetitive vomiting.

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This case presentation has been reviewed by:

Eddy Lang, MDCM, CCFP(EM), CSPQ
Professor and Department Head for Emergency Medicine
Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary
Alberta Health Services,
Calgary Zone
Calgary, AB

Peter Tsang, MD, FRCPC
Clinical Assistant Professor
Staff Hematologist
Vancouver General Hospital
Vancouver, BC